Vihiga Queens win slot for CAF Women Champions League Qualifier final

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Kenya’s Vihiga Queens qualified for the final of the CAF Women Champions League qualifier after beating Tanzania’s Simba Queens 2-1 at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi Monday afternoon.

Vihiga confirmed their spot in the finals after lethal striker Jentrix Shikangwa notched the late winning goal in the second half, adding to Maureen Achieng’s opener for the Kenyan side. This took Shikangwa goals to six in the tournament.

Simba Queen’s consolation goal was scored in the second half by  Flavian Mavete.

Vihiga Queens will now meet the winners of the second semifinal pitting Lady Doves of Uganda against Ethiopia’s Commercial Bank set for 4pm EAT.

The winner of the competition will book an automatic slot for the CAF Champions League finals to be hosted in Egypt later this year.

Meanwhile Fifa Secretary General Fatma Samoura will attend the final of the competition set for Thursday.

According to a statement released on Monday by FKF, Samoura who is the first African and female to hold that position, during her visit will hold a meeting with football leadership in the country.

This being her first visit in Kenya  she will be accompanied by Sarai Baremere FIFA Chief Women Football Officer with whom together will witness the crowning of the regions first ever representative to the CAF Women’s Champions League.


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